Region Archives: North America

Green New Deals: The Role of Business

In response to growing concerns about climate, biodiversity loss, pollution and growing inequality, we have seen government bodies in Europe and the United States propose “Green New Deals.” The aim of these deals is to decarbonize and keep the climate crisis to a minimum whilst creating employment and ensuring a just transition. The American Green

The Responsible Business Summit New York 2020

We’ve been taking from the environmental future for the economic present and we’re now on the cusp of a decade of consequences. A climate emergency, global social inequalities, biodiversity loss and increased investor and consumer pressure for business to act. Business needs to step up ambitions to tackle and adapt to the changing climate. We need action. New

Food Matters Summit

The first high level, international gathering of its kind in London to address the key issues facing the global food and drink community, and how innovation and technology can help solve them.   Meet the game-changers shaping the future of food and drink Join over 100 speakers and hundreds more delegates from disruptive innovators and established multinational companies

Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum

This two day business conference will debate and showcase real world solutions to the most pressing and urgent challenges in commodity supply chains. We’ll look at what’s driving value chain change and how business is working to deliver on increasingly difficult sustainability targets.   Land This track will highlight leading sustainable agriculture practices and explore

2019 Sustainability Reporting Performance of the DOW 30

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During Climate Week 2019, EcoAct hosted an event discussing its annual report of global corporations’ progress towards a net zero emissions world. The discussion was focused on the DOW 30, a relatively new focus of the report, that has been released each year for nearly a decade. The goal of the report is to inspire

NYC Climate Week

Climate week is an annual event held in New York during the United Nations General Assembly since 2008, bringing together international leaders from business, government and civil society. The summit is hosted by The Climate Group and others and includes hundreds of public and invite-only events to showcase global climate action and discuss future efforts.

SB 2019: New Metrics

What are the brand value implications of cutting-edge principles like regenerative economics? How can sustainability practitioners set goals around relatively newer concepts, like circular economy or net positivity? And how can the investment community understand trends like integrated reporting and SDG strategy to mitigate their portfolio risks? These topics and many others will be top

The Art of Alignment: Financial & Sustainability Reporting (US)

Our SustainAbility Transparency Network is a collective of sustainability experts from global firms that believe that transparency drives performance. Each year we hold in-person workshops in both the US and Europe where members come together to access practical tools, and to learn from peers and experts to help them drive impact within their companies. This

The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey Results Webinar – Americas / EMEA

GlobeScan and SustainAbility are delighted to invite you to a webinar on July 9 at 11am New York / 4pm London to discuss the results of The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Join us to hear from global thought leaders who will share their insights on the 2019 survey findings and answer your questions on the

Innovation Forum: Future of Food

This two-day business conference will identify the main areas of opportunity and innovation within the food and beverage industry. It will assess how business can react to consumer trends and expectations, whilst building sustainable, resilient agricultural supply chains. Join SustainAbility’s Stefan Jimenez and other delegates as they discuss topics within the food and beverage industry